As Time Goes by
Boomerang Marriages, Serial Spouses, Throwback Couples, and Other Romantic Adventures in An Age of LongevityBook - 2009
Examines love and romantic relationships of people in midlife through a review of how traditions have changed and the vitality of those over fifty has improved with increased life longevity, resulting in a higher demand for romantic satisfaction in later years.
Trafford deftly narrates what it means to love and be loved in the decades after midlife—and she offers solutions to the most common problems that define this time of life. Whether she’s shedding light on “retired-spouse syndrome,” sharing stories of sexual turmoil, explaining how to plan a marital time-out or navigate the troubled waters of divorce, Trafford’s wise and compassionate counsel is imbued with her signature warmth and reassurance. As Time Goes By is an urgently needed guide to the pursuit of love and happiness in this dynamic stage of life.